See Highlights from One of America’s Largest Fireworks Displays – 2016 Ford Fireworks in Detroit
The cities of Detroit and Windsor and their shared river were lit up on June 27 for the Ford Fireworks, one of the nation's largest fireworks displays. This summer marked the 58th anniversary of the display. Check out some of the highlights captured on YouTube.
Just how big a display is the Ford Fireworks? According to the Detroit Free Press,
Organizers billed the show as one of the largest fireworks displays in the country, with over 10,000 pyrotechnic effects that would be visible for miles.
“It’s exciting,” said Michelle Hill, 62, of Detroit, who arrived at 5 p.m. to get a parking space and was among many who set up a lawn chair uphill from a grassy stretch of Hart Plaza. She added that she liked “the camaraderie, meeting all these people...it’s really nice.”